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LS Professor No Longer Teaching After Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Surface

LS Professor No Longer Teaching After Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Surface

By Alex Domb and Yasmin Gulec

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

Liberal Studies Professor J. Ward Regan no longer has teaching responsibilities at NYU after news emerged of sexual relations he had with a 15-year-old student in a class he was teaching in the early 1990s.

Gun Violence Walkout to Be Held in WSP Tomorrow

Gun Violence Walkout to Be Held in WSP Tomorrow

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

In light of recent school shootings and in remerance of the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, scores of high school and university students prepare to join together for a walk out.

Record High School Graduation Rate Is Not Meaningful

Record High School Graduation Rate Is Not Meaningful

By WSN Editorial Board

October 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The number of high schoolers graduating on time is not an accurate measurement of the success of the nation’s education system, or its future workforce.

PBS Documentary “All the Difference” Highlights Urban Education

PBS Documentary “All the Difference” Highlights Urban Education

By Natalie Whalen, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

PBS’s Point of View documentary series will feature the stirring “All the Difference” this Monday, Sept. 12. The film follows the respective paths of two Urban Prep high school students from the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago as they move from high school to four-year universities. Both raw and hea...

Staff Recs: High school films

Staff Recs: High school films

By Zach Martin, Maddie Pazzani, Audrey Deng, and Anne Cruz

November 5, 2015


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks, Film

Reminisce your high school memories with these staff-recommended high school movies like "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Heathers."

With liberty and justice for all

With liberty and justice for all

By Zahra Haque, Staff Writer

March 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The recent controversy about the pledge of allegiance recited in Arabic at a New York high school deserves a stronger response from politicians.

Strive for College reaches out to high school students

Strive for College reaches out to high school students

By Bryna Shuman, Features Editor

February 3, 2014


Filed under Features

A new chapter of Strive for College, a national organization that pairs low-income high school mentees with university students to guide them through the college application process, recently launched at NYU. The NYU chapter of Strive for College trains students to be mentors for high school juniors and ...

Students to mentors program arrives at NYU

Students to mentors program arrives at NYU

February 11, 2013


Filed under News

  Let’s Get Ready, a non-profit tutoring or- ganization started by a Harvard graduate, recently opened a site at NYU. Providing free SAT and college prep guidance to under-served students throughout the Northeast, the organi- zation was launched in 1998. Founder Jeannie Rosenthal, ...